A poll at the weekend showed only one in ten voters backed the claim in the first draft of my speech that opponents of gay marriage are bigots.
Now the issue is about to return to haunt David Cameron (I hope).
The redoubtable Ann Widdecombe is returning to the political frontline alongside Lord Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, to speak at the rally.
There has been a stampede by broadcasters for access to the event, which promises to overshadow the Chancellor's conference speech due on the same day.
He he he